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: Breakfast

Presented by Martin Handley. Including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Mozart Flute Quartet in G, KV285a Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Christoph Poppen
(violin), Hariolf Schlichtig (viola), Jean-Guihen Oueyras (cello)
Merikanto/nf rada Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leif Segerstam
Scarlatti Sonata in D minor, Kk90 Duilio Galfetti (mandolin), Paolo Beschi (violoncello),
Luca Pianca (theorbo), Francesco Cero (harpsichord)
8.30-10.00: Elgar Dream Children, Op 43 Halle Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder
Beethoven Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 27 No Richard Goode
Bach Cantata No 95: Christus, der ist mein Leben Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Flute: Emmanuel Pahud
Flute: Christoph Poppen
Violin: Hariolf Schlichtig
Viola: Jean-Guihen Oueyras
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Unknown: Duilio Galfetti
Unknown: Paolo Beschi
Unknown: Luca Pianca
Harpsichord: Francesco Cero
Conductor: Mark Elder
Unknown: Richard Goode
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: lain Burnside

Here come the girls - today lain Burnside's focus is on some musical heroines, real and imagined. EMAIL: [address removed]

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets American folk singer/ songwriter Judy Collins , who made her name in the Greenwich Village scene of the 1960s in company with Bob Dylan , Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen. Four decades later she is still writing and recording her songs, as well as involving herself in social activism. Her choices range from Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto to songs by Ned Rorem , Stephen Sondheim and Joni Mitchell.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Songwriter: Judy Collins
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Joni Mitchell
Unknown: Leonard Cohen.
Songs By: Ned Rorem
Songs By: Stephen Sondheim
Songs By: Joni Mitchell.

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping introduces a programme of music written in celebration of Queen Elizabeth , born 475 years ago. Including works by Thomas Tallis ,
William Byrd and John Dowland. Producer sam Phillips


Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: William Byrd
Unknown: John Dowland.
Producer: Sam Phillips

: Radio 3 Requests

Cellist Matthew Barley presents listeners' favourites, including music from John Corigliano 's Oscar-winning film score The Red Violin, Dawn Upshaw in wildly imaginative songs from
Argentinian Osvaldo Golijov , and from Salisbury
Cathedral, Michael Tippett 's Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli.
ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed]. email: [address removed]


Unknown: John Corigliano
Unknown: Osvaldo Golijov
Unknown: Michael Tippett

: Choral Vespers

From St Malachy's Church, Armagh, sung by members of the 2008 Charles Wood Summer School. Introit: Ave Maria (Victoria). Responses:
Plainsong. Hymn: Hail Queen of Heaven, the Ocean Star (Stella). Psalms: 110,111 (Philip Duffy ). New
Testament Canticle: Revelation 19 (Duffy). Lesson: 1 Peter 1 vv3-5. Magnificat Primi Toni (Victoria).
Homily: Cardinal Sean Brady. Anthem: TotusTuus (Gorecki). Salve Regina (Plainsong). Organ
Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV547 (Bach). Director of music David Hill. Organist Daniel Hyde.


Unknown: Philip Duffy
Unknown: Primi Toni
Unknown: Sean Brady.
Organist: David Hill.
Organist: Daniel Hyde.

: BBC Proms 2008

From the Royal Albert Hall , Tom Service presents Olivier Messiaen 's one opera, Saint Francois d'Assise - an enormous exploration of the Roman Catholic friar, described by conductor Ingo Metzmacher as "an overwhelming experience".
Messiaen Saint Francis of Assisi (concert performance; sung in French): Part 1
Chorus of the Netherlands Opera, The Hague Philharmonic, conductor Ingo Metzmacher
5.15 Twenty Minutes
Tom Service discusses Messiaen's opera with Peter Hill, Nigel Simeone and artistic director of the Netherlands Opera, Pierre Audi.
5.35 Messiaen Saint Francis of Assisi: Part 2
7.25 Feature: In the Beginning Was the Song Is music a useless by-product of evolution or a vital faculty that helped humanity to flourish? Ivan Hewett investigates.
8.25 Messiaen Saint Francis of Assisi: Part 3


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Olivier Messiaen
Conductor: Ingo MetzmacHer
Conductor: Ingo MetzmacHer
Unknown: Nigel Simeone
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
St Francis: Rodney Gilfry (baritone)
Angel: Heidi Grant Murphy (soprano)
Leper: Hubert Delamboye (tenor)
Brother Leo: Henk Neven (baritone)
Brother Masseo: Charles Workman (baritone)
Brother Elias: Donald Kaasch (tenor)
Brother Bernard: Armand Arapian (baritone)
Brother Sylvester: Jan Willem Balljet (baritone)
Brother Rufus: André Morsch (baritone)

: Words and Music

Poems and music on the theme of sleep, featuring music by Peter Warlock , Ivor Gurney , Richard Strauss and the Beatles, and poetry by John Keats , Margaret Atwood and Shakespeare. With readings by Lisa Dillon and Adrian Rawlins. EMAIL: [address removed]
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme. visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Music By: Peter Warlock
Music By: Ivor Gurney
Music By: Richard Strauss
Unknown: John Keats
Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Unknown: Lisa Dillon
Unknown: Adrian Rawlins.

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott explores Rameau's opera
Hippolyte et Ahcie, first performed in 1733. Initially considered controversial and revolutionary, it is now regarded as one of his finest achievements. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea.
Mozart Requiem in D minor, K626
Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Ingeborg Danz (mezzo), Mark Padmore (tenor), Alfred Reiter (bass), Collegium Vocale Ghent, Orchestre des Champs-£lysees,
Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)
1.47 Schubert Octet in F, D803 2.49 Chausson
Concerto in D, Op 213.31 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor 4.05 Vivaldi Concerto in C, RV178
4.15 Bach Komm, Jesu. komm! BWV229 4.24 Liszt La Campanella 4.29 Kutev German 4.39 Faure Messe
Basse 4.49 Wassenaer Concerto Armonico No 5 in B flat
5.00 Auric Suite: The Lavender Hill Mob 5.08 Field
Rondo in A flat 5.16 Schubert Die Forelle, D550; Nacht und Traume, D827,, Der Musensohn, 0764 5.24 Hendrik Andriessen Cello Concertino 5.35 Cavalli Lauda
Jerusalem 5.45 Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May Night
5.53 Nlbelle Carillon Orleannais 5.59 Offenbach The Doll's Song (The Tales of Hoffmann) 6.06 Schubert
Fantasia in F minor, D940 6.25 Debussy Violin Sonata
6.39 Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet


Presented By: John Shea.
Soprano: Carolyn Sampson
Soprano: Ingeborg Danz
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Tenor: Alfred Reiter
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe

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